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    Yeah, used a plastic seal and a ton of jb weld....

    Yeah, used a plastic seal and a ton of jb weld. Seems to be holding for now.
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    Found it! There was a massive hole, roughly 1in...

    Found it! There was a massive hole, roughly 1in in diameter, that had been siliconed over by some repair shop in the past (prior to my ownership). I found a metal fitting, jb welded it into place,...
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    Where is the leak?

    Hey all, after patching a hole I found in my tank, it appears there's another leak somewhere as well. When the tank is around 1/2 full, there is no sign of a leak, but after filling it up for the...
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    Further update, the engine still makes the noise...

    Further update, the engine still makes the noise (albeit more quietly), we're are beginning to think clogged cats leading too much back pressure. But it only happens under load.
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    Here's an update, replaced a gasket on the...

    Here's an update, replaced a gasket on the drivers side exhaust, it was insanely loose, to the point it would swing. The noise seemed to cured, but after running seafoam through the engine I thought...
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    Update: Had my father drive it to listen, he...

    Update: Had my father drive it to listen, he doesn't know the sound either, but while sitting the passenger seat, it is definitely much quieter. After getting off the highway, we put it in first and...
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    Weird Rattling Noise

    Hey guys, strange issue here. About 2 months ago, I had my transmission rebuilt, ever since my truck has been making this odd noise.

    It started out only happening when the engine was cold and when...
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    Too much transmission fluid can cause some...

    Too much transmission fluid can cause some internal damage to the transmission itself. What you're describing is nearly identical to what was happening to my truck about 2 weeks ago, and if you find...
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    I've checked about 5 or 6 other local...

    I've checked about 5 or 6 other local transmission shops. Assuming its just a seal and pump, i've been quoted as low as $800.
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    Tranmission Leak

    Hey guys,
    I've run into an issue with my truck over the past couple of days that is really catastrophic to me.

    Starting yesterday, I made my average daily commute (about 16 miles). When I got...
  11. My truck actually was doing the exact same thing...

    My truck actually was doing the exact same thing when the fuel pump started going out, see if you can run to auto zone and hook up a pressure meter up to the line, check and see if it is fluctuating....
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    Nope, nothing, not even a shop receipt, looks...

    Nope, nothing, not even a shop receipt, looks like it was taken out of a salvage and slapped into my truck.
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    They replaced the engine, honestly, most of the...

    They replaced the engine, honestly, most of the parts look much more worn than what mine did, I'll definitely have to keep an eye on it. Throttle response is slow, acceleration is slightly slower,...
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    Wont much matter now, as they are replacing my...

    Wont much matter now, as they are replacing my entire engine, I'm more irritated now on the fact that the engine that is in it now, has some minor mods done by the previous owners to add some extra...
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    They said low oil pressure, they replaced the oil...

    They said low oil pressure, they replaced the oil pump and that didn't fix it.
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    Now, I've talked to the shop again, they are now...

    Now, I've talked to the shop again, they are now replacing the entire motor, without the truck for another week, I'm slowly getting angrier and angrier, if everything turns out ok, I'll be happy, but...
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    Its been almost 2 weeks without my truck, they...

    Its been almost 2 weeks without my truck, they keep saying it'll be done the next day, but supposedly it has low oil pressure and they are putting in a new pump today, free of charge ofcouse, should...
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    Sticky: Mine:...

    Mine:
    http://img40.imageshack.us/img40/7114/truckt.jpg

    Haven't had time to do much external, and I'll take more pictures when it comes back from the shop.
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    It has roughly 165,000 miles on it, so quite a...

    It has roughly 165,000 miles on it, so quite a few, but not too terribly bad. As for the shocks, the local o'reillies has them for $80 per pair. Radator I've found for $200-$300. Steering looks to...
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    Oh, and my truck. ...

    Oh, and my truck.
    http://img40.imageshack.us/img40/7114/truckt.jpg
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    The business was pretty shady, but I have an...

    The business was pretty shady, but I have an ex-coworker that works there, and they quoted me the best price. They told me $406 to repair. Next day they called and said it would be $550. Four days...
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    Sticky: I'm getting about 12.5 to 14, not sure why so low...

    I'm getting about 12.5 to 14, not sure why so low to be honest.

    1998 chevrolet silverado ext cab. 350 5.7L Vortec.
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    How should I start this?

    Alright guys, so I've been doing a multitude of repairs to my truck lately. As of last week, I developed a massive coolant leak, after checking all the hoses and replacing the water pump, it turns...
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    Silverado Owner from Owasso, OK

    Hey guys, I'm new to the forum, have had my truck for about 2.5 years. Here to learn and meet other proud owners.

    My truck is a 1998 Chevrolet Silverado. Ext Cab. 350 5.7L Vortec.
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